Island Lake RCMP investigate drowning of a 4-year-old boy

St. Theresa Point , Manitoba – On May 20th, 2019 at approximately 12:30 am, Island Lake RCMP received a call from St. Theresa Point First Nation Safety Officers (FNSO), advising of an unresponsive four-year-old male in the community.

The initial investigation has determined that the child was last seen in the early evening of May 19, 2019. A ground search was done by community members, and shortly after 11:30 pm that evening, the child was found in a bay in the North End area of the community. He was taken to the nursing station in St. Theresa Point, where attempts to resuscitate were unsuccessful.

Drowning
File Photo – Drowning

An autopsy was conducted and the cause of death was confirmed to be drowning.

Island Lake RCMP continue to investigate.

Island Lake RCMP



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